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Book cover for Breakout at Stalingrad Making History

A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.

Magazines and E-Magazines icon Magazines and e-magazines

Learn more about the magazines you can borrow from the library, plus download e-magazines for free using RBdigital.

Quick Reads collection icon Quick Reads

Collections of books designed to help people improve their reading and gain new confidence with books.

Holiday at home Staycation Books

Thinking of holidaying in the UK?
Get planning using these these fabulous Slow Travel guides from Bradt for English counties.

Book cover of Alig the Unseen E-books from Other Worlds

Some of the best of science fiction and fantasy ebooks from RBdigital.
Why not lose yourself in another world....

Reviews icon Share Your Thoughts

Loved it, hated it, indifferent?
Tell us what you thought
Visit Arena to review or rate the books, CDs and DVDs you have recently read, listened to or watched!

Your libary at home icon Your Library At Home

Learn how to access amazing digital resources from the comfort of your home;
E-books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and more.

Cover of Amateur Photographer Amateur Photographer Magazine

Amateur Photographer is one of over 55 magazine titles available to download for free.
Download the RBdigital app and then create a RBdigital account and you are away!

Quote on books or libraries Quotes

Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?

Reading Groups icon Are you in a Reading Group?

Have you signed up for our Reading Group service?
Want to know what you are entitled to?
Request your next set of books here.

Book cover for The Black Prince New e-audio Titles

21 new titles have been added to the e-audio service for December - discover them here!

Book cover for Wintering Live Well, Feel Well

Live well and feel well with these books and resources on mental health and well-being.

Reading Well Logo Reading Well Collection

The Reading Well collection provides self-help reading for adults dealing with a range of mental health and other long term conditions.
'It's an inspiration ...'

Humourous image about books or libraries Library Humour

Funny things that book and library lovers can relate to.
Go on - take some time out for a giggle!